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Women in Science Group Hosts Graduate Admission Panel

Wesleyan’s Women in Science group hosted a Graduate School Admissions Panel Dec. 3 in the Allbritton Center. Students learned about the various opportunities in graduate studies from representatives in a wide range of disciplines.

Panelists included: Richard Zeff, assistant dean of admission at University of Connecticut’s School of Medicine; Mary Keefe, director of admission at the Yale School of Public Health;  Cheryl-Ann Hagner, director of Graduate Student Services at Wesleyan; Dannika Byrd, assistant director of student affairs in Yale’s School of Medicine’s Physician Associate Program; Merideth Frey, Ph.D. candidate in Yale’s Department of Physics; and Sarah Moustafa BA ’11, MA ’12,  Ph.D. candidate in Yale’s Genetics Program.

WIS is a student group composed of undergraduates, post-docs, staff, and faculty dedicated to issues affecting women in science. The group is open to all majors and genders. Photos of the event are below (photos by Dat Vu ’15)

Women in Science Hosts Career Panel

Wesleyan's Women in Science (WIS) group hosted a Women in Science Career Panel Nov. 10 in Woodhead Lounge. Panelists included women with careers in industry, academia and medicine. WIS is a student group composed of undergraduates, post-docs, staff and faculty dedicated to issues affecting women in science.

Upward Bound Students Tour the Wesleyan Sciences

Graduate student Peri Mason, pictured at left, presented a biology lab tour to Upward Bound students April 19 in Shanklin Laboratory. Upward Bound provides academic resources for high school students who show high levels of potential and live in at-risk communities. The event was organized by Wesleyan’s Women in Science to encourage girls to pursue careers in the sciences. Mason’s advisor is Mike Singer, associate professor of biology, associate professor of environmental studies.